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Tempe-based US Airways flew nearly 7 percent fewer passengers in November than in November 2007.
Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Moses Sanchez is all about service. A full-time family man, Sanchez is also everything from board member to published author, and he seems to be involved in every aspect of life here in Ahwatukee.
How long are we going to let the far-right wing conservatives in Congress destroy the American economy with their selfishness and greed through untimely budget-cutting?
“There they go again!” Ronald Reagan’s words echoed in my mind as I read Rod Livdahl’s recent letter supporting a raise in the minimum wage.
What is wrong with America?
Higley's Williams Field High School in Gilbert will see 340 students receive diplomas this year. Those students have already been awareded $5.6 million in scholarships.
Finally some actual facts! That’s what I was hoping to find when I opened Rod Livdahl’s letter about the “tickle up effect”. Alas, it was not so. It was simply more “theory,” not supported by actual facts in an attempt to disparage President Reagan’s implementation of supply side economics. So I took one statistic, the unemployment rate, and did some research. These facts paint an interesting picture:
Guess what conservatives?
Mr. Ricker (The Inbox, June 17) is correct that to judge anything one needs a benchmark. Since the Great Depression there have been multiple recessions. If one compares the recoveries from these recessions, the (recovery) from the 2007-2009 Recession has been the slowest. It has lasted longer and has produced fewer jobs than any recovery since the Great Depression. One can quibble over statistics, but the fact remains that the Obama Administration’s handling of the (Bush) recession has been inept, frequently counterproductive and wasteful of taxpayer money. To give Mr. Obama four more years to continue his policies that have given us the slowest recovery in 70 years would be foolish and dangerous.
The Republican party wants us to believe that the unemployment rate of 8.2 percent reflects negatively on Obama’s economic policies. My question is compared to what?
Edward Prescott, considered a Nobel Prize candidate and one of the intellectual leaders of modern macroeconomics, has joined the economics faculty of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Arizona State University economics professor Edward Prescott received his Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Friday as about 100 students and faculty members watched on a bigscreen webcast in an ASU lecture hall.
New figures show the state's economy continues to plug along.
No one can deny the Great Recession left a permanent mark on our nation and its economy. But what effect did it have on the American Dream of Home Ownership? That’s the question we set out to answer by asking Phoenix-based Benchmark Research Technologies to survey nearly 1,700 Arizona new home shoppers about their attitudes surrounding home ownership in the post-recession era.
At a time when many businesses are cutting back, Orbital Sciences Corp. will break ground Thursday on an 82,000-square-foot expansion of its rocket development and production campus in south Chandler.
WASHINGTON - The country is sinking deeper into the economic doldrums, and it’s likely to stay there for a while.
Free trade scored some laudable victories in the '90s with the passage of the North American Free Trade Act and the granting of normal trade relations to China.
The Arizona Corporation Commission’s sudden decision to stop exploring electric deregulation left proponents stunned and pondering their next moves.
The state is borrowing $200 million this week to pay off the last of what it owes the federal government for providing jobless benefits to out-of-work employees. And the move should save Arizona businesses $42 on each and every worker they have.
Recovery seems to be on the minds of many these days as the economy continues to shake off the after-effects of the recession. Housing prices and sales are climbing, the unemployment rate is falling and near record-low mortgage rates are bringing potential buyers who had been reluctant to make a move during the housing downturn back into the market.
The state's jobless rate jumped a bit last month -- maybe.
NEW YORK - Wall Street closed mostly higher Monday, though technology stocks struggled to hold onto gains during the session, as a $27 billion bid by Alcoa Inc. for Canadian aluminum rival Alcan Inc. buoyed blue chip issues. The Dow Jones industrials passed 13,300 for the first time and had yet another record close.
A report issued by the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University indicates the recent upswing in home prices has come at a steady, sustainable pace, meaning homeowners should not expect another bubble to burst.